3 Years Later

I will always remember how nervous I was to click the button to activate our Kickstarter campaign. It was a crazy feeling. What if we don’t raise any money? What if the industry folks are right, that construction toys for girls would never sell? Am I insane?! But I’m so glad I went through with it, […]

Strong, Smart, and Bold!

I was recently honored at the 27th Annual Strong, Smart and Bold Fundraiser Luncheon, held by Girls Inc. of Alameda County. If you’re not familiar with Girls Inc., it is truly one of my favorite organizations. They are an amazing nonprofit that inspires hundreds of thousands of girls from underserved communities across the nation to be […]

Some Exciting News!

GoldieBlox and I have had some pretty incredible opportunities over the past couple of years: an ad in the Superbowl, a float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and speaking on-stage with Hillary Clinton about the importance of getting more girls into STEM. I am so excited to finally tell you about another amazing opportunity I […]

Talking STEM with Hillary Clinton

  Recently I had the amazing honor of joining Secretary Hilary Clinton on-stage at an incredible No Ceilings event in New York. No Ceilings is an initiative led by Secretary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton to inspire and advance the full participation of women and girls. It brings people together from around the world to discuss the status of […]

Introducing GoldieBlox and the Dunk Tank!

We get a lot of questions here at GoldieBlox, but by far the most fun one to answer is “how’d you come up with this idea?” While we’re pretty sure most people know how the story goes with the company, what’s just as fun to talk about are individual toys. We’re still small – fifteen […]

What We Did (And Learned) In 2013

January: We kicked the year off with a team of four, crammed into a tiny one-room office near Jack London Square in Oakland. Our staff included myself, my best friend, Lindsey, my sister, Stephanie and my husband, Beau. Not a single one of us knew how to produce or ship toys, yet we had tens […]

Passing the Torch

Hi everybody. Debbie here. Most of you know me as the founder and engineer behind GoldieBlox. What you may not know is that I also wrote and illustrated the first version edition of “GoldieBlox and the Spinning Machine.” It all started two years ago, when I first came up with the idea for GoldieBlox – […]